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I -U: f f d F-ff i i uDJ-4jjU i ( - 1 )- tF . . p cres. J- if ! f K i g j3:-z UT I .z J . g g--W t 4- IN THE TWILIGHT. When my eyes were aof t and blne, Of t your ardent love was told, .And I felt yonr heart was truo Wlth its woolng blltbe and bold. 1 vV Now tbe days of yontb aro by, And Its llgbt batb lef t mlno eyo. Darllng, whisper tbat you loro mo aa of old. Onco my locks were riob and brlght Wlth tbe gleamlng tlnt of goldt Once my obceka of plnk and whito Had a dhnpla in ttielr mold. But my fiicc ls haggardnow, And there's ell ver on my brow. Darllng, whisper that you love mo as of old. In tbe days wben I was fair Ilappy lovo was never doled. Now, with beauty dlmmed by caro, Love bath grown a tbousandf old. Sweetbeart, 'mld tbo shadows brown, Klss my weary eycllds down. parllng, whisper tbat you lovo mo as of old. Uoston Transcrlpt Rhlnoccros Shootlng. A huntcr ln Afrlca tclls howho shot hls flrst rhlnoccros ncar Klllmn-Njaro. Ho crawlcd along tho grass tlll wlthin 50 yards of tho blg bcast. "Then," ho says, "I ralscd my hcad, saw that somo 20 yards f arther on thcro was a tuf t of Bllghtly long cr grass and dctcnnincd to gct up to thls bcforo fliing. Howover, just beforo wo rcochcd lt somo half dozcn blrds camo f rom tho dlrcctlon of tho othor two rhlnos and eottled on our cow's back, but wo ovontu nlly succoc'ded in rcachlng tho tuf t. Tho difflculty now was to got lnto a slttlng po eltlon and rcady to shoot wlthout bclng eeon by tho blrds. To do thls I workcd my legs toward tho rhlno asI lay on my sldo nd grndualjy ralscd mysolf lnto a slttlng pbsltlon, but ac tnac lnstant uio mrus saw rao and flcw up wlth thclr usual cry of alarm. At tho samo momcnt tho rhlno Talscd hcrsclf on her f oro lcgs llko a hugo plg, and I thcn rcallzed that I was nearer than I lntnded to gct, only about 30 yards eoporatlng us, but sho dld not appear to sco mo. Ab sho romnlncd slttlng ln thls position, wlthout movlng my body, whlch I knowmlghtattractattontlon, I strotched out my arm bchnd mo for tho four boro, but dld not fccVlt atflrst andthought that for once my fafthful ilAmazan had rccolvcd Tathcr a shook to hls norvcs on flncllng himsolf nt luch closo quartors. However, ho put it lilto my hand at last, aftor a do lay of perlips two seoonds, whlch appcarcd to mo mulh longcr, and I qulckly plantcd a bullct m tho polnt of hcr laft shouldor, whlch knockcd hor over. Boloadlng beforo I movcd, I saw sho-waa stlll down, but maklng dcsperate cfforts to gct up, but as she was lylng on hcr lcf t sldo, wlth hcr broken shouldor under hor, sho was unablo to do so, and I ran up and dlspatchcd hcr wlth a shot ln tho ncok." Badmlnton Jjlbrary. Dr. JlcCoih and tbe Frcshmnn., Ex-Presldent McCosh of Prlnccton ts worklng on hls autoblography, whldh ls not to bo publlshod untll af tcr hls doloth. A story is told of hlm tolllustratohls oon- tlnucd lntcrcst ln tho studcnts. A frrish- man on tho way to tho collego llbrary was accostod by Dr. McCosh. "And how do you- do, slrf I thlnk I know you, slr, but cannot recall your namo, slr." The frcshman gavo hls namo and addcd that hls fathor was an alumnus of tho col- iogo. " Very well, slr, I thlnk I know hlm, elr, but cannot recall hls namo. And ls ,your fathcr wcllf" "Hohasbocn dead for EOToral ycars, " rcplled tho studcnt, Thls tormlnatcdtho lntorviow untll Dr. MoCosh had sccurcd hls mall from tho pbstofflcO and hadmet tho samo frcshman A YORKE DANCE. K Copyright, New York Musical Echo Co "I know you, I know you, and how aro you, and what ls your namof" Tho lnfor matlon was glvon. "How ls your fathcr?" "Stlll dcad, slr," rcplled tho frcshman. Phllodclphla Prcss. Oldest Coal Mlno In Amcrlca. Whcn wo consldcr tho fact that tho wholo castcrn rango of mountalns, thoso natural barrlcrs that wcro flrst cncoun tercd by tho Europcan ozplorcrs ln Amcr lca, aro regularly stratllled wlth soveral scams of cool, both anthrocito and bltu mlnous, wo cannot help exprcsslng sur priso whcn tho hlstorlan infonns us that tho flrst Amcrlcan cool mlno was dlscov ercd ln what is now tho stato of Illlnols. In Hcnncpln'saccount of hls cxplorations in tho west in tho ycars 1673-1 ho tclls of on outcrop of coal on tho Illlnols rivcr not far from Ottawa, "tho shelly fragmcnts of whlch burncdwlth a brlght llght and gavo forthmuchhcat." Hcrndon 6aysthat thlg is tho flrst hlstorical mcntlon of cool bclng' found in what ls now tho Unltcd Statcs. St. Louls Hcpubllc. Tho Trno IdeoU Tho truo lilcal that should flll a manfl hcart and flro hls oncrglcs is oxccllcnco ln hls own sphero, tho llvlng of hls own par ticular llfo Just as fully and nobly as ho not somobody clsc can. Truo, thls is an unknown quantlty, but it ls a rcal and at talnablo ono. Day by day lt ls rlslng, and day by day a man may fccl consp ious of lncreased powcr. Whithcr itmaylcad hlm ho cannot tcll, but that by lts guldanco ho wlll go farthcr and accompllsh moro than by any other ho may rcst assurcd. At tcmptlngnothingimpossiblo, hois doomcd to no lnovltablo dlsappolntmcnt, nor ls thcro any limlt at whlch ho may ccaeo to Btrivo.-elf Hclp. Xlio Infusorla. Tho Infusorla aro mlnuto anlmalculcs, usually mlcroscoplc, but somctlmes largo enough to bo sccn by tho nakcd oyo, or, say, ono ono-hundrcdth of an lnch ln lcngth. Thoy flourlsh and multlply most. rapldly in putrid watcr, a plntof that llquld oftcn contalnlng a colony of Infusorla oxcecdlng in numbcr tho cntlroliuman populatlon 01 tho globo. St. Louls Republlc. Tho closlng f tho lcavcs of plants as tho ovcnlng comes on was at flrst supposcd by botanists to bo duo to tho dlffcrcnco in tempcrature, but on transplantlng tho plants lnto a hothouso it was found that tho somo phcnomenon occurrcd, tho lcavcs closlng at sunsct. Madagoscar has a pahn callcd tho "trav eler'strcc." Tho foot stalks of its lcavcs clasp xound tho trunk and aro flllcd wlth watcr, whlch flows out rcadlly when tho Btalk ls plcrccd wlth a knifo. Each rccep taclo yiclds from a plnt to a gallon. Strlngcnt cfforts aro bclng lnado to ro forost Switzcrland. Moro than 40,000,000 young trecs, lt is ofllclally rcportcd, havo bccn plantcd in that country in tho last sovcn ycars. Tho Chlldrcn's Aldsoclcty of New York takcs out of tho strcct ovor 10,000 chlldron cvcry ycar and mukesthemsclf supportlng by tcachlng thcm tradcs. Tho wheclcdplowwasknown ln anclcnt ftaly and appears on many Roman colns and inscriptions. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. SEMI-WEEKLY BANNER, FR1DAY, JUML15, 1894. P. F. CAMPIGLIO. 1894. PREYER'S PREDICAMENT. A I.ndlcroas Incldcnt In tho llfo of tho Ta- mous ralntcr. Jolm W. Proyer, tho famous palnter of 6tlll llfo, was a remarkabiy small specl' mcn of tho gcnus homo, dlffcring, how over, from ordlnary dwarfs in tho sym motry and ozact proportlon of oll tho parts of hls dimlnutivo framo. Whcn botwocn 20 and 80 ycars of ago, hls frcsh,ruddy and bcardlcss faco and tho shrlll and boylsh tonoof hls voico causedpeoplo to tako hlm for a chlld of about 8 at tho most Thls 11 luslon was stlll furthcr helghtcncd by hls drcss, a short block volvct jackot, with a largo turn down collar, over whlch hls smoothly partcd hair hung in thlck clus tors. When about thls ago, Proyor pald n visit to Munlch ln ordcr to lnspcct tho art treasurcs in that clty, and also to vlslt hls old patron, Mastcr Corncllus, a formcr prcsldcnt of tho Dusseldorf acodemy. Whcn Proyer called atthohouso of tho lat- tcr, ho had gono out, and tho sorvant who had answered tho door ran to tcll hcr mls tress that a little boy was walting outsldo to eeo tho master. Tho lady went to epeak to tho vlsltor. "What ls lt you want, my childf " sho oskcd tho palnter, who at tho approacli of the lady took oT hls vclvot cap and modo a decp bow, saying in a shrlll volco: "I wish to spcak to Mr. Corncllus." "Ho is not athomeatpresont, butif you wlll stcp insldo you can walt for hlm. Ho wlll not bo long." So saying, sho took tho llttlo fcllow lnto tho parlor and off ercd hlm a stool to slt on. In a short tlmo tho fair hostcs3 bccamo oulte channcd wlth hcr vouthful vlsltor. and at last sho llftcd hlm on hcr lap and llstoncd wlth intenso dolight to tho lnno ccnt prattlo of tho clovcr "chlld." Sud- dcnly tho door opcnod, and Cornellus hlm sclf appcarcd. Taklng ln tho sltuatlon at a glance, ho crlcd: "Ah! Good mornlng, Mr. Proyer. How on earth dld you gct horef" "Mr. Preyerl" And wlth a shrlok Mrs. Corncllus jumped up, tumblcd Proyor on tho floor, and fled into tho noxt room, whlle Corncllus and Proyor, after tho lattor had plckcd himsolf up agoin, laughcd tlll tho tcars streamcddowntheirchccks. Tho for mcr had somo dlfflculty ln gottlng hls wifo to como back again. At last sho mustcrcd sufficlcnt courago to allow hcrsclf to bo lormally introduccd to tho stranco vlsltor, who was rotalncd asagucst todlnnor, over whlch tho amiablo hostess prcsently ro galncd hcr formcr sclf possession. London Ezchango. St. Angustino ns a Dry Town. "They havo a wrlnklo ln St. Augustlno for bcatlng tho llccnse dovll around tho Etumpwhon lt comes to solllng llquor," sald F. O. North. "Whcn I rcachod tho hotel I stoppcd at ln St. Augustlno, I was fatlgued and needod a stimulant, but could flnd no slgns of a bar. Iwcnt to tho clcrk and mado lnquirles. Ho inf ormod mo tho town was dry, but that ho reckonedho couia maso mo a mombcrof 'thocluD,' whlch would pcrmlt mo to lrrlgato when over I felt so incllned. "Ho askcd mo how long I was golng to rcmaln, and whcn I rcplled that I dldn't know ho rcmarkcd that ho would mako mo a 'fSOmombcr.' Thcn ho gavo moo Doosana a koy. Tho book contolnod numbcr of coupons, ranglng ln stated voluo from 15cents toadollar, amountlng lnjdl to 1 30. It was oxplalnod that I ghonld Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. m z 13 1,3 2 m -0- MarRucritc. elther pay over ?30orhavo lt ploced in my occount, and when I dcparted tho amount rcprcsontcd by tho coupons thcn rcmalnlng ln tho book would bo roturned to me. That sultcd mo all rlght, and I asked what tlys koy was for. I was shown down stalrs to a door, whlch tho key oponcd. It led to a fully equippcd bar, prcslded over by an accomplishcdprofcssorof mlxology. Whcn I got a drlnk, ho took out a coupon rcpro scntlng its cost, but could not recoivo money. I lcarncd that tho rcason for thls schemo was that a llquor llconso for a hotel cost $1,800 a ycar in St. Augustlno, and as tho ccason only lasts two months tho hotals cannot aff ord to pay it. ' ' Washing ton Stor. The rircman Came. Tho company of whlch Gus Bruno waa a member arrlved ln Phlladclphla ono cold evenlng. Mr. Bruno went up to hls room about midnlght. Whcn ho entorcd tho room, ho sawa prlntcd notlceovcr the boll ropo to thoeffect that ono rlng was for wa tcr, two for flrcmen, eto. Mr. Bruno put ooal on tho flro and thcn gavo tho boll two vlgorous pulls. In about two minutca tho stlll nlght was broken by tbo sounds of flro cnglncs orrlving, and tho yells of flrcmon could bo heord as they ascondcd tho stalrs. Mr. Bruno placcd a chalr agalnst hls room door, and mounting lt put hls hcad through tho transom. Ho jsaw a strango slght. Gucsts, roen and women, were hur rying to and fro in thclr nlghtclothcs. Flrcmon wcro rushlng about shoutlng and knocking pcoplo down who got ln tho way. "Hoy, hoy, sls, slsl" sald Mr. Bruno. A flrcman rushcd up. "Say," asked Gus, "aro you tho flro manf" "Ycs. Woll, wcllf " hurrlcdly rcspondcd tho loddio. "Just brlng mo a scuttlo of ooal, thcn, wlll you?" asked tho comedlon sweotly. Now York Herald. When to ExercUo. When to excrclso is an important con slderatlon. If tho mornlng only ls avall ablo, tho excrclso should bo llght. Partlo ularly is thls the case if ono is ongaged in any work. Tho supply of energy must not bo drawn from at tho bcglnning of tho day. Tho afternoon is perhaps tho best tlmo for oxcrclso when ono has galnod strength from tho absorptlon of tho morn lng and noon m'cals. Thoso who oxerclso vlgorously at nlght should cat a mldday dlnncr. Excrclso should always prcccdo bathlng, and not, as a rulo, follow lt In thls rcspcct tho anclcnt Grccks showcd grcat wisdom. Excrclso and bathlng thoy callcd tho two plllars of strength. Excrclso was Hcrculcs and bathlng Apollo. Both wcro rcgardcd with equal lmportanco, and nolthcr was completo wlthout tho other. New York Sun. Ho Was Keslgncd. "Wo havo quccrcxpcrlcnccslnthehouso of mournlng," sald the clcrgyman of tho tarty. "It was only a fow weoks ago that I callcd upon a mlddlo agcd shocmakcr who had lost hls wifo. I spoko to hlm as I thought mcct, and cspcclally cnjolncd upon hlm tho duty of bclng reslgncd. When I had got thus far, ho intorruptcd mo to say in a qulct tono: 'Oh, that's all rlght, Mr. Prooftoxt. I aln't a-klckln.' " Bostorj Transcrlpt. PRAISED WHENEVER USED. C. L. Seavor. of Birmlugham, Conu., says: "For buildlng up a weak or do bihtato'd constltution, I know of nothlng so suro and pood as Dr. Konncly's Favorito Romedy. It makcs llesh and stronKthens tho body." v- I I 0 U f 81 ' f J I f ! 1 5f JJ ) 3? ' v D.C.alFine -r- d ''l-r 1 sr A -jt A Kentacky Mountnln Ball. "A Kentuckyball asgivenlntho moun talns of castern Kentucky may not bo as Bwcll an affalr as a charity ball," sald a natlvo of tho stato, "but thcro is moro go to ono of thcm than to a dozcn fancyballs. A ball in Kentucky usually lasts two or three days. Whcn ono of tho old rcsidents dccldcs to glvo tho boys and glrls a rcal smart tlme, ho slmply mounts ono of tho boys on a mulo and scnds hlm to all tho nolghbors and notifles them of tho ovcnt. Tho women folks procced to cook all tho cdlblcs thoy can procuro. Tho mcn furnlsh tho llquor and tho muslc. Each ono is as scssed hls proportlon of tho oxpcnse, and tho merrymaklng bcglns. Thcro aro two rclays of flddlers and banjolsts, who tako turns ln playing. Evcrythlng is run on a frec, wlld plan. The 'gals' must danco with oll tho boys. A ref usal wlll not bo tolcratcd. It is usually such an incldcnt that starts the flghts that charactcrizo ono of theso cntortalnmcnts. The gucsts dancc, slng, eat, drlnk and grow merrlcr with ov ery hour untll tho hostannounces, 'Llquor and grub out, boys.' Thcn each mounts hls horso or mulo, swings hls best girl on bchind and journoys homcward. Every one ls supposcd to 'mako up' any llttlo dls puto they may havo hul, so that whcn tho boll ls over all diffcrcnces aro at on cnd." St. Louls Globo-Dcmocrat.' Satisfled IIls Curloslty. A youn g man of a practical turn of mind and llvlng on a solary of $18 a week was curlous to know whcther or not ho could afford to assumo tho rcsponsibllltics,of a famlly. In hls own languago ho thus tclls how ho satisfled hls curloslty: "I told my slstcr, who is a wldow with ono chlld, that I would llko to oxpcrlmcnt for ono wcck and asccrtain for myself tho actual cost of mulntalnlng a small famlly, my wagos bclng $18 a week. Showaswill ing. Sho had a suit of four rooms, for whlch sho pald $14 a month. Wcll, I pald the rcnt for pne week and bought oll hcr coal and wood and mcat and groccrics and pald for her laundry work and my own, otc At tho cnd of tho sevcn days I found that out of tho $18 thcro rcmalncd but $1.03. So, as I am a modcstman and havo dccldcd objcctlons to adoptlngthocostumo of tho South Sca islandcrs, I camo to tho concluslon that I would rcmaln suiglo and wear clothcs." Phlladelphla Timcs. Tho Two Jfngnctlo Poles. Closo lnvcstlgatlou of tho phenomcna of magnetlsm has provcd that tho north and south ningnctlc polcs aro nelthcr idcntlcal Wlth tho gcographlcol poles, but that thoy MX in tho nclghborhoodof tho carth's axls lt rotatlon. In tho caso of the north mag netlo polo tho oxact location is wcll known at 07 degrces west longltudo and 70)4 degrccs north latltudo. The location of tho south magnctlo polo ls not known to accr talnty, but ls belloved to bo near 150 do erces east longltudo and 75 degrccs south Jatltudo. St Louls Eepubllo. An Expcrt. Managcr You say that you aro an actor and dcslro an engagement? Actor -Ycs, slr, that's my wish. Managcr Wlll you pleaso reclto a fow llncsf Actor (striklng on attltude) Wlll you bo klnd cnough to advanco mo 5 shilllugs on my flrst wock's solary? London Tit Blts. To judgo by the sizo of Kepublican majoritles, "tiriff roform" ls provlng moro fatal to tho Domocracy than sccos sion, and tho modern froo trnders aro a worso handicap than tho anciont copporkcads. r ff 4- M0- 7- ff -Or -c- Cannot Chicago be excused from f urther appearanco in tho base ball fleld? lt muft bo patnful to bo obliged to do feat them and then just think of tho folks at homo. And so soon after thd fair. too. Qen. Pat. Collins, of Boston, who rep rosents tho Unlted Statcs as consul gen oral at Liverpool, need novor oxpect moro f avors at tho hands of the Ameri can pcoplo. Ho was askcd to subscribe to a liaso ball fund tho other day, but ho demurrcd and told tho potitioner that ho nover saw a game of ball, a horso raco or a prize fight m his lifo. This story was cabled to this country, and Patrick's political fato is soaled. Argus and Pa triot. 2Ira. Snrah E. Warren Pittsfield, N. II. $100 NoObject Compared to tho Beneflt from Hood's 6alt Rhoum Intense Sufforlngs 1 2 Bottlos Cave Good Hoalth. C. IIIood & Co., lowell, Mass.: "Gcntlemen For somo ycars past my health has been very poor. I havo had liver tronble, and my old dlsease, Balt rhoum, whlch I had When a gtrl, broke out again on my head and f ace. PHnvo Sufforod Torrlbly, and for a long tlme doctored wlthout any rclief. My stomach trouble was very palnful, my f ood causing great dlstress. l!Ut my sufferlngs from saltrlieumaroalmostlndejcrlbablc Tho ltch log and burnlng sensatlon was Intense, and my halr foll out My faco was a pltlabls slght, and I was nearly broken down by the loss of sleepandonaccountof my stomach trouble, The famUy pbyslclan Cavo Up Hopo ot curlngme. Our attentlon was attraeted to an advcrtlsement ot Hood's Sarsaparllla, and I havo slnco taken twelvo bottlos, and now my husband says $100 would be no obtect as com pared to tho beneflt I have derlvcd from those iwelve bottles of Hood's Sarsaparllla. It bas purlfled my blood and bullt up my general HooffsCures health. Ido not now suffcr from stomach or liver troublo. I eat hcartlly, sleep soundly and have galned wonderfully ln strength. My skln has grown sott and smooth. My sufferlngs and condltlon havo been known toawldo ctrcleof resldents ln the nelgbhorhood, and all agrea wlth mo that 1 have been wonderfully benented by Hood's sarssparllla." Sahau K. WAURKjr, P.O.address, llox m, rittslleld, M. H. Hood's Pllls curo nll llvcr llts, constlpa tlon, blllousness, slck hcadaobo, lndigoatlon. xeturnuur uom thp llhrarv.